Aug 09 2017

Hallie Hill A Safe Haven For Homeless Pets

“Hallie Hill is a magical place filled with animals that are given a second chance,” Board member Michele Bayme.

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Photos by Michele Bayme Hollywood, SC has the same thrill magic and all the drama of its counterpart on the West Coast. It is home to Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary and the action there is nonstop. 150 puppies and 30 kittens (generically speaking, ages vary) currently reside …

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Aug 08 2017

Lindy Carter

Lindy Carter in the clothing room at OLMCO.

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Lindy Carter moved to Johns Island looking for a quieter place to live, but she also found a meaningful way to support her neighbors in need. Lindy grew up in Athens, Georgia. She is a University of Georgia graduate, with a degree in journalism. “Over the last 40 …

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Aug 08 2017

J. Kevin Foltz Exhibit At The Lake House

J. Kevin Foltz is exhibiting his latest work at the Lake House.

Staff Report for The Island Connection Kevin is a wanderer. Raised in the Carolinas, Kevin has been working as a photographer for more than thirty years. Having had commercial photography studios in Nashville, Lima, Peru and Miami, he has made photographs for clients ranging from Kroger, Hydra Sports Boats and Gibson Guitars in Nashville to …

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Aug 07 2017

Kiawah Wildlife Department Collaborates With The Smithsonian

Painted Bunting

By Stephanie Braswell and Aaron Given for The Island Connection The Painted Bunting is undoubtedly one of Kiawah Island’s most beautiful birds. The male’s plumage consists of a gaudy palette of blue, red, lime green, pink and purple; a memorable sight and one that is not easily forgotten. The female is more moderately dressed in …

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Aug 04 2017

Operation Round Up®

By Wendy Kulick for The Island Connection We all know how generous Kiawah and Seabrook property owners are. We support so many charitable entities, it would be difficult to name them all. One charitable contribution many of us make is to Operation Round Up® every time we pay our Berkeley Electric Cooperative (BEC) bill. If …

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Aug 03 2017

Off To The (Crab) Races


By Maraide Sullivan for The Island Connection Due to popular demand, the Hermit Crab Races have returned to Bohicket Marina for the Summer of 2017. The races were so popular in 2016, they are now held on Monday and Thursday nights. This is fun for all ages! Rent out the crab of your choice for …

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Aug 02 2017

Lowcountry Food Bank Golf And Cornhole Tournament


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Aug 02 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, July 25 2017

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Seabrook Island Town Council (SITC) began its July meeting ahead of schedule to allow time for a public hearing. No one was there who didn’t have to be when the “hearing” began and there were no comments or objections to Ordinance 2017-02, an amendment to the Development …

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Aug 01 2017

We Are Exchange

Top:  Bill Nelson; Middle (l-r): Ron Schildge, Warren Weber, Pam Paroli, Jerry Stephens; Bottom (l-r): Bruce Van Voorhis, Bob Leggett, Shirley Salvo, Bob Mason, Lori Leary.

By Lorraine Leary for The Island Connection Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange President, Bob Leggett and the newly elected 2017-2018 Board of Directors are ready to focus their energy and attention on coordinating meaningful and beneficial projects for our local communities. Our motto “Unity of Service” characterizes the spirit and purpose of our programs of service in the …

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Jul 27 2017

Special Needs Prom Event August 18

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection In an effort to provide ongoing recreation and social opportunities for community members with disabilities, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) and the City of Charleston Therapeutic Recreation Division invite people with special needs to a prom-themed celebration on Friday, Aug. 18. People with special needs …

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